Young Carers Schools Link Worker – part time (21 hours per week), £29,445 pro rata (actual salary £17,667)
As a Young Carers Schools Link Worker, you will be part of a small, dedicated team and take a lead on improving support for young carers in schools. You will be responsible for implementing a Young Carers in Schools Programme with a range of local primary and secondary schools. Its aim is to improve the identification, recognition and understanding of the needs of young carers, raise the profile of young carers in schools, and ensure young carers needs are met. This will lead to the improvement of the health, education and wellbeing of vulnerable children and young people who are caring for others.
Adult Carers Support Worker – full time (35 hrs per week), £32,593
As an Adult Carers Support Worker you’ll be part of the Adult Carer Support Team at Richmond Carers Centre. Here, you’ll provide carers with advice, information and emotional support either face-to-face, via email and through our dedicated telephone support line. Much of your work will involve actively listening to carers and formulating packages of support. You will also be involved in organising breaks for carers, outreach activities and leisure events, as well as group work to help enhance carers’ health and wellbeing. You’ll also be expected to work with our volunteers and to use appropriate monitoring and evaluation reports to show our funders what we’ve achieved.
A note on employment checks
All our job offers are subject to receiving suitable proof of candidates’ eligibility to work in the UK, and two satisfactory references.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults at risk and are looking to recruit people who respect and share this commitment. Offers are therefore also subject to an enhanced DBS check.